FX AID - multi audio effect module

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by Kattefjaes » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:31 pm

bemushroomed wrote:
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I read that the sample rate is something in the 30'ish range, do you all up it to 44 (whatever the highest is).. i don't get why the default is lower than what's possible..
Presumably to allow for longer delays with a finite buffer size?

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by xcc » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:32 pm

bemushroomed wrote:
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bemushroomed wrote:
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Getting mine tomorrow. FedEx is a little slower now than last year when i used Signal Sounds.

So which has been your favorite presets?
I have two, and one of them has been stuck on Clouds for a while now. Worth the price alone for that one.
Cool :)

I read that the sample rate is something in the 30'ish range, do you all up it to 44 (whatever the highest is).. i don't get why the default is lower than what's possible.. on e.g clouds i think it makes a huge difference when you change the sample rate to be the highest, it's directly audible to me when i've forgotten to raise it.
I've never seen that before, and can't say I've noticed if true.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by bemushroomed » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:33 pm

Kattefjaes wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:31 pm
bemushroomed wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:30 pm
I read that the sample rate is something in the 30'ish range, do you all up it to 44 (whatever the highest is).. i don't get why the default is lower than what's possible..
Presumably to allow for longer delays with a finite buffer size?
I see. I would still prefer higher sample rate i think. Does it save this setting if you up it?

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by bemushroomed » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:34 pm

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I've never seen that before, and can't say I've noticed if true.
If you haven't tried it / seen it, how are you sure you "haven't noticed"? I would suggest you try it, you might be surprised.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by xcc » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:39 pm

bemushroomed wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:34 pm
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I've never seen that before, and can't say I've noticed if true.
If you haven't tried it / seen it, how are you sure you "haven't noticed"? I would suggest you try it, you might be surprised.
I suppose I mean to say I haven't noticed anything that sounds like a low sample rate. But I will definitely dig up the manual and see what's happening.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by igorrr » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:42 pm

Some effects may benefit from higher sample rate, others not. Reverbs do not need high SR, you can play with it to change the reverb brightness.
SR is not saved, it is adjusted via CV input if CV is routed to it (4th led).

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by bemushroomed » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:46 pm

igorrr wrote:
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Some effects may benefit from higher sample rate, others not. Reverbs do not need high SR, you can play with it to change the reverb brightness.
SR is not saved, it is adjusted via CV input if CV is routed to it (4th led).
Good to know, thanks.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by mosorensen » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:51 pm

In the description of the algorithms, what does "input" mean? For example, there is a "Delay into Shimmer" and "Delay into Input Shimmer", and the descriptions look pretty identical.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by igorrr » Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:37 am

For Shimmer reverbs "input" means placement of the pitch shifting block. The same word is used in Strymon's BigSky Shimmers. Ordinary Shimmer ("regen" in BigSky) has this pitch shifting block inside the reverb and you get increasing Up or Down shifts as the reverb decays. "Input" version do not have this increasing effects, so you get static pitch shifted decay.
"Reverb Shimmer Combo" program has both input and regeneration pitch shifts for dramatic effect.
"Dual" Shimmer programs have both Up and Down octave pitch shifts with crossfade control.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by mosorensen » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:13 am

igorrr wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:37 am
For Shimmer reverbs "input" means placement of the pitch shifting block. The same word is used in Strymon's BigSky Shimmers. Ordinary Shimmer ("regen" in BigSky) has this pitch shifting block inside the reverb and you get increasing Up or Down shifts as the reverb decays. "Input" version do not have this increasing effects, so you get static pitch shifted decay.
"Reverb Shimmer Combo" program has both input and regeneration pitch shifts for dramatic effect.
"Dual" Shimmer programs have both Up and Down octave pitch shifts with crossfade control.
Thanks, that makes a lot of sense. I was puzzled about the "combos" as well. :tu:

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by bemushroomed » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:41 am

As expected, really great module.

The interface is nice too, it was really great being able to make my own set of effects. I took all the ones that seemed interesting, printed out the "memo", uploaded the FW.. Then i rated the effects from 1-5 and removed the ones i didn't like(/didn't find useful) and replaced with new to try. I only had to redo it 2 times. Now i'm happy with all the effects. The reverbs all have that dark quality to them that i like and find most useful.

For spectral / shimmer reverbs i still prefer my Specular Reverb v3, but i've never heard any better reverb than that so it serves as a reference for me.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by glennfin » Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:18 pm

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The only thing I can focus on now is to provide the requested amounts of FX AIDs to the distributors, any other plans should be delayed.
Any idea when these will be arriving at US dealers?...
Analoge Haven?

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by sewcrates » Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:46 am

glennfin wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:18 pm
igorrr wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:51 am
The only thing I can focus on now is to provide the requested amounts of FX AIDs to the distributors, any other plans should be delayed.
Any idea when these will be arriving at US dealers?...
Analoge Haven?
I got an email this morning from Schneider that it was back in stock, but it was unavailable when I checked a couple of hours later. I hope this means we could see some again in the US soon, but I'd expect them to go quickly.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by boom blip » Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:51 am

glennfin wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:18 pm
igorrr wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:51 am
The only thing I can focus on now is to provide the requested amounts of FX AIDs to the distributors, any other plans should be delayed.
Any idea when these will be arriving at US dealers?...
Analoge Haven?
I got mine from analogue haven by emailing them a few weeks ago, I imagine they are all selling out before being on the store.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by tdallas » Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:27 pm

sewcrates wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:46 am
I got an email this morning from Schneider that it was back in stock, but it was unavailable when I checked a couple of hours later.
This module is sold out faster at Schneiders as you can pick up your phone and give them a call. I won this lottery by pure luck in the last episode of this play. It’s madness :deadbanana:

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by tigersi » Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:56 pm

I got the email from Schneider’s too. When I went online 2 hours later (when I saw the email) it was out of stock again :doh:
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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by cackland » Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:40 pm

You'll have the option to buy soon... ;)

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by tigersi » Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:44 am

cackland wrote:
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You'll have the option to buy soon... ;)
Hopefully
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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by osten » Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:50 pm

I had one preordered from Schneider's months ago, finally picked it up today. But yeah, the guy at Schneider's said they sold out pretty much immediately. Fairly high demand for this module!

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Post by scttcmpbll » Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:30 pm

Just a reminder that I still have some of these upside down panels left:
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Post by glennfin » Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:59 am

What, are these hand soldered one at a time???... :hmm:

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Post by brandonlogic » Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:53 am

Watch people start listing them on reverb for $400!

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Post by igorrr » Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:38 am

glennfin wrote:
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Any idea when these will be arriving at US dealers?...
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Analogue Haven will be shipped next week.

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by Chaklack » Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:05 am

scttcmpbll wrote:
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Just a reminder that I still have some of these upside down panels left:
https://reverb.com/item/33630154-upside ... atte-black
I'll have one and it's great!

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Re: FX AID - multi audio effect module

Post by silkynight » Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:19 pm

Any news on a Canadian shipment?

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